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No fuel price revision this month

Sri Lanka, Nov. 12 -- The monthly fuel price revision would not come into effect this month due to no fluctuations in fuel prices in the world market, the Finance Ministry said They said the committe... Read More


Will take months for name to appear in Federal Register

Sri Lanka, Nov. 12 -- In the wake of people disputing the renunciation of citizenship by SLPP presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the US embassy said it would take several months for an individ... Read More


None of our business to ask for renunciation documents: EC Chairman

Sri Lanka, Nov. 12 -- It is none of the business of the Election Commission to inquire about candidates' citizenship and as such the EC had not asked them to furnish any documents pertaining to their ... Read More


Prez withdraws joint Cabinet memo

Sri Lanka, Nov. 12 -- President Maithripala Sirisena has withdrawn the Cabinet memo he submitted with Minister Vajira Abeywardena last week seeking approval to make permanent the personal staff of the... Read More


Will take months for name to appear in Federal Register: US

Sri Lanka, Nov. 12 -- In the wake of people disputing the renunciation of citizenship by SLPP presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the US embassy said it would take several months for an individ... Read More


Not our business to ask for renunciation documents: EC Chairman

Sri Lanka, Nov. 12 -- It is none of the business of the Election Commission to inquire about candidates' citizenship and as such the EC had not asked them to furnish any documents pertaining to their ... Read More


Poll related complaints top 3,627 since Oct 8.

Sri Lanka, Nov. 12 -- Complaints regarding election law violations and election-related violence had increased to 3,627, the Elections Commission said citing District Elections Complaint Management Ce... Read More


EC has no documents on Gota relinquishing US citizenship: Milroy

Sri Lanka, Nov. 12 -- Former MP Milroy Fernando said yesterday the Election Commission (EC) Chairman had informed them that there were no documents submitted to the EC to verify whether SLPP president... Read More


Drug smuggler shot dead

Sri Lanka, Nov. 12 -- A suspect who was arrested with 33.6 grams of heroin was shot dead today by police when he attempted to escape police custody, Police Spokesman SSP Ruwan Gunasekera said. He sai... Read More


Newly-elected President Must Support Disarmament, Human Security and Climate Change

Sri Lanka, Nov. 11 -- Sri Lanka became a UN member in 1955 and since then the country has been engaged in treaties, conventions and programmes of the UN on promoting and supporting disarmament, human ... Read More